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Latest Supreme Court Items
The Supreme Court agreed Monday to referee a $290 million dispute between Microsoft Corp. and a Canadian technology company over complaints that a tool used in the popular Microsoft Word program violated patent protections.
The Supreme Court has turned down an appeal from a Texas teenager who got in trouble for downloading music without paying.
The Potomac River retreat built by acclaimed newspaper columnist Drew Pearson has been the scene of numerous parties over the years as Mr. Pearson entertained presidents, Supreme Court justices, ambassadors and other groups of Washington elites. This sought-after Potomac community, known as Merry Go Round Farm, is home to 79 residences surrounded by 140 acres of open space.
The Afghan attorney general's office has arrested two employees of the nation's electoral commission and two people working in the money transfer business on allegations of fraud in the September parliamentary elections, the deputy attorney general said Thursday.
The leader of India's ruling Congress Party accused the opposition of unfairly targeting the prime minister in a telecoms scandal that cost the country billions and has paralyzed Parliament.
The American Civil Liberties Union and the Center for Constitutional Rights have brought suit against the Obama administration for ordering the targeted killing of American-born al Qaeda leader Anwar al-Awlaki, who is believed to be holed up in Yemen. These groups argue that the president doesn't have the legal authority to order the assassination of American citizens. That's right, so in order for the kill order to stand, Awlaki should be stripped of his citizenship.
President Obama and his friends in the media want the public to think Americans serving in uniform are just fine and dandy with homosexual conduct in the military. This view is being spread through a series of selective leaks from the Pentagon's Comprehensive Review Working Group, which is putting the finishing touches on a report regarding the future of the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy.
An oil firm spokesman says five people were killed in an attack in Cameroon on a boat carrying guards for an offshore oil field operated by the French firm Perenco SA.
Sarah Palin says she could defeat President Obama if she seeks the White House in 2012.